Brady had no idea what was going on.
Brady knew that Ben was not going to make it.
Brady was confident that he was going to save Ben.
Brady was prepared to handle the situation.
Brady remembered the ABCs he was taught in rescue training.
Brady noticed how bad Ben looked and got scared.
Brady took the wet life jacket off Ben.
Brady noticed a missed call from his Mom.
Brady talks to Ben because he is afraid Ben might die.
Brady thinks that Ben can hear him.
Brady is trying to get Ben to wake up.
Brady wants to keep Ben updated on how he's doing.
The author wants to make sure you know how many compressions Brady had to give.
To teach the readers how to give CPR.
To create a feeling of worry and anxiety.
To create a feeling of hope.
Bad things always happen when it is raining.
Ben's condition will not improve in the rain.
Now it will be even harder for Brady to focus on saving Ben.
The rain reminds Brady of the time he slipped in the ice.
When Brady saw the ambulance.
When the policeman came over and told Brady he did a good job.
When Jimmy took over for Brady.
When Carl shouted, "We've got a pulse!"
Brady's only focus had been on getting Ben to safety.
Brady was not a very smart kid.
Brady forgot he had rescued Ben.
Brady was not sure where he was.
Calm to relieved.
Scared to relieved.
Scared to shocked.
Relieved to scared.
He pulled Ben from one side of the boat to the other.
He moved Ben from the dangerous side of the river to the safe side.
He pulled Ben from the boat to the landing.
He pulled Ben over the invisible line between life and death.